Future students

Find your edge in UVic's Religious Studies Program.

Why study Religion, Culture and Society at UVic?

Curious about different ways of viewing reality? Interested in learning about (or even striving to experience!) mysticism? Want to better understand the relationship among religion and aspects of the world ranging from politics, to the environment, to sexuality?

Our program introduces you to major world religions, spirituality, and contemporary religious issues, providing ways for seeking to understand religion and the pivotal role that it plays in many of today’s key societal questions.

Find our what UVic's Religion, Culture and Society Program has to offer:


Religious statues

We offer major, general and minor programs leading to the degree of Bachelor of Arts. You can also combine our major with a major in another department, or with a major in another faculty.

Our programs


Religious artifacts

Not a major but interested in taking a religious studies course? Our courses complement any program—they provide cultural context and perspectives that can be powerful tools for critical analysis and inquiry.

Our courses